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Pamela Palmater: 'Section 35's empty shell of constitutional promise' | Jul 12 2014 | rabble staff | Palmater argues that the federal government has failed to meet its obligations under the treaties signed with Canada's Aboriginal peoples.
Photo: Kashfi Halford/flickr
Israel, Canada and struggles for decolonization | Jul 11 2014 | Harsha Walia | In the face of relentless impunity, an articulation of Israel as a settler-colonial state with deep ties to other settler-colonial states like Canada can compel and embolden meaningful allyship.
Healing a Boomtown: The Tar Sands and the children we have never seen | Jul 11 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the third and final instalment of the series, Michael Stewart describes the Tar Sands Healing Walk itself, a gruelling 17 km trek through the Suncor and Syncrude development sites.
Image: Tsilhqot'in Nation
Don't worry, modern democracy will be just fine after Tsilhqot'in decision | Jul 10 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | To hear some people talk, the Tsilhqot'in decision spells the end of "modern democracy." Chelsea Vowel tackles this fear-mongering and the western liberal myth of a "level playing field."
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First Nations rights and title claims: Is it legitimate to call it class struggle? | Jul 10 2014 | Brad Hornick | First Nations constitute the most vocal and militant opposition to the Canadian state and arguably, Canadian capitalism. Is it legitimate to call this class struggle?
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Putting people before profit with a price on carbon | Jul 10 2014 | Cheryl McNamara | My week in late June began by shaking the hand of President Obama. It ended by interviewing First Nations and Métis living in the heart of the Athabasca Tar Sands.
Healing a Boomtown: 'Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink' | Jul 10 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the second of the series, Michael Stewart illuminates the focus on water in the fifth and final Athabasca Tar Sands Healing Walk.
Verdict and sentencing for Mi'kmaq warriors arrested in Elsipogtog raid | Jul 9 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Two men from the Mi'kmaq Warrior Society have been charged and found guilty after Royal Canadian Mountain Police raided their anti-fracking warrior camp on October 17, 2013.
RESIST: The Unist'ot'en's Call to the Land | Jul 9 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | This documentary focuses on the resistance to pipelines in relation to Indigenous sovereignty and the environmental, legal and social issues surrounding pipeline projects in B.C.
Healing a Boomtown: Final Healing Walk offers hope for breaking Tar Sands habit | Jul 8 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the first of a series, Michael Stewart reports and reflects on the experience of bearing witness to the fifth and final Tar Sands Healing Walk in the Athabasca.
Photo: Flickr/Colin J. McMechan
Looking to the future: Tsilhqot'in vs. British Columbia | Jul 7 2014 | Christina Gray | The Tsilhqot'in decision is going to change the way the courts look at Crown lands and Land Claims. In this article Christina Gray sets out what we can expect and why.
Guatemalan government moves to expel witnesses to police violence at U.S.-Canadian mine site | Jul 7 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Last week, Guatemalan authorities informed two Peace Brigades International (PBI) volunteers who had witnessed a violent eviction that their temporary residence permits were cancelled.

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Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
Turning Harper's words against him Sean in Ottawa said... Nice, Thanks! in
Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
Newby.. George Victor said... Hellebore, (I had to tack on the "e"), your posting demands a reply. I have found that...
Salaries for FN leaders and bureaucrats debate in the media milo204 said... also, it includes travel expenses. I don't think those figures were included for canadian...

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